Gun Laws

New Gun Store Law In Chicago

New Gun Store Law In Chicago

Despite being forced to allow gun sales by a federal judge, the Chicago City Council approved a legislation that would significantly limit locations at which those stores could be opened. I also warns the gun owners that the city government will be checking up on them ever time they sell a gun. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and aldermen made it clear that they only allowed the opening of gun shops after a lo... »

No guns policy

No Gun Policies In Shops And Restaurants – Desired By Most Americans?

The poll by HuffPost/YouGov from May 20 and May 21 found some interested information were found. The poll considered factors such as: age, gender, education, race, marital status, employment, income, number of childred, time and location of Internet access, voter registration and general interest in religion and politics. The results show that 55 percent of Americans would like it better if shops ... »

New Jersey Smart Gun Law About To Kick In

New Jersey Smart Gun Law About To Kick In

A law passed in 2002 might soon be coming into power, unless the efforts of South Jersey State Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg manages to change that. The 2002 law would have made it legal to sell only smart guns, with the exemption of weapons for law enforcement and military personnel, as well as antique guns. The catch – the law would only kick in case there were any smart guns available... »

Green light for open-carry in Mississippi

Green light for open-carry in Mississippi

Mississippi’s open-carry gun law will finally take effect after being kept on hold for about two months. “This court now finds that the circuit judge erred as a matter of law when he found House Bill 2 to be vague and, therefore, unconstitutional. He also erred when he stated that a ‘reasonable person reading the bill could not discern what the law allows and what it prohibits,’” ruled Justi... »

A new law in Missouri First graders can take NRA sponsored gun classes

A new gun law in Missouri – NRA sponsored gun classes for kids

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed the public safety bill which might see NRA sponsor a gun class for first graders. The course, called the Eddie Eagle Gunsafe Program, is teaching children about gun safety with the help of a cartoon character named Eddie Eagle. Some research studies have shown the ability of children to “memorize Eddie’s simple advice”, however, the memorized in... »

California Passes Ammo Permit Fee

Gun Laws – California Passes Ammo Permit Fee

It seems that California wants to prove that it doesn’t look to kindly on the Second Amendment. A $50 ammo permit fee has just been passed by the state legislators, together with the background check law. The citizens of California will now have to consider getting this fee if they want to defend themselves. Considering that the Department of Homeland Security bought 1.6 billion rounds, ammo... »

Maryland Sheriff: New State Gun Law Against 2nd Amendment

Maryland Sheriff: New State Gun Law Against 2nd Amendment

A Maryland sheriff claims that the state’s new gun control law is unconstitutional and calls for county officials to support selective enforcement of the measure. According to the Cumberland Times News, Garret County Sheriff Robert Corley expressed his discontent with the law at Tuesday’s county commissioners meeting, and offered a draft that would protect citizens’ rights. Corle... »

New Gun Laws Discourage Berettas Expansion in Maryland

New Gun Laws Discourage Beretta’s Expansion in Maryland

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed an infamous law earlier this month, outlawing more than 40 different firearms which are considered assault weapons (including the popular AR-15), prohibiting the sale of magazines carrying more than 10 rounds and requiring prospective buyers to undergo fingerprint licensing. One of the most prominent voices against the law was the Beretta USA factory in Acc... »

Tucson City Council approves two new gun ordinances

Tucson City Council approves two new gun ordinances

This Wednesday the Tucson City Council decided to approve two new, somewhat controversial, gun ordinances that are meant to further regulate the gun control regulation on the city wide basis. As is usually the case when stricter gun laws are imposed on the populace, a number of gun rights activists have raised their voices in protest claiming that their constitutional rights are being violated and... »

The Newest Poll: Congress unlikely to Pass Gun Laws

The Newest Poll: Congress unlikely to Pass Gun Laws

A new Pew Research Center poll has shown that almost 75 per cent of Americans believe Congress should pass a  revised Senate bill to expand background checks on gun buyers. Despite their enthusiasm, nearly 60 per cent of the US residents say they doubt that Congress will pass any significant gun laws this year – which was the actual goal of President Obama following the mass shooting at Sand... »

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